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9/5/2022 Lismore Contract

Weed Biosecurity Project Officer – 3YTC

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join Rous County Council as our Weed Biosecurity Project Officer (3YTC).

A focus for this role is to manage the effective delivery of specific biosecurity functions, to meet Council’s legislated requirements and agreed levels of service. The position will coordinate the development and implementation of strategic, operational and project plans related to weed biosecurity activities. This includes developing and implementing plans and strategies, sourcing new funding (when required) and delivering specific weed biosecurity outputs.

About Rous County Council

Rous County Council is situated in Lismore, the heart of the Northern Rivers with an operational footprint covering 3,000km2. As a county council, we are responsible for providing three specific functions; bulk water supply, weed biosecurity and flood mitigation.

Our value proposition to you:

A progressive and innovative organisation which supports work/life balance

Supportive environment for career development

Ongoing learning and training

Employee assistance support

Flexible working arrangements

70 hour 9-day fortnight

Remuneration from $65,806 p.a. - $76,980 p.a. (plus statutory superannuation)

Your value proposition to us:

Working collaboratively and inclusively is your style

You can effectively engage with both internal and external stakeholders

You will be known for your excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Your average workday will be kept busy by:

Developing, implementing, monitoring and reporting on strategic operational and project plans related to weed biosecurity

Communicating and collaborating with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

Maintaining awareness of funding and partnership opportunities as well as working with industry to mitigate risk and ensure they are able to uphold their responsibilities under biosecurity legislation.

Are you ready to catapult your career?

For more information about the position, view the position description. To apply, please visit

To be considered for the position, it is mandatory that you submit your resume and answer the selection criteria. A satisfactory health assessment, including drug screening and a national police history check is a pre-requisite to an offer of employment. Helpful resources to assist in answering selection criteria can be found on the Careers page.

Note: Location subject to change as Council prepares to relocate, by 2024, some work sites to new premises at Gallans Rd, Ballina NSW 2478.

Applications close 11:59pm Friday 20 May 2022

Rous County Council is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and diversity across our workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Lismore 2480

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